The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 27 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.77% 8.77% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 27.78% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 48 18 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 42.48% 31.58% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 24
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Preston

WCF
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Preston.

Salary trend for WCF in Preston

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for WCF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (71.43%) SQL
5 10 (71.43%) SOAP
5 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (64.29%) CSS
6 9 (64.29%) HTML
6 9 (64.29%) Ajax
7 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (57.14%) Finance
7 8 (57.14%) Advertising
7 8 (57.14%) VB6
7 8 (57.14%) iSeries
7 8 (57.14%) RESTful
7 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
7 8 (57.14%) SDLC
7 8 (57.14%) VB
7 8 (57.14%) Windows
7 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
7 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
7 8 (57.14%) AS400
8 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 4 (28.57%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (57.14%) Advertising
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) .NET Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) C# Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) VB Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 8 (57.14%) VB6 Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) SOAP
5 9 (64.29%) Ajax
5 9 (64.29%) CSS
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
6 8 (57.14%) RESTful
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (28.57%) XML
9 3 (21.43%) jQuery
10 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 2 (14.29%) JSON
10 2 (14.29%) XSL
11 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) AS400
1 8 (57.14%) iSeries
1 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) VB
4 8 (57.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
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